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Population in 2012: 931 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +30.6%
Males: 447  (48.1%)
Females: 484  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  43.7 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81432.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,150 (it was $40,903 in 2000)
Ridgway:

$68,150
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,542

Ridgway town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $346,001 (it was $197,800 in 2000)
Ridgway:

$346,001
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $385,482; Detached houses: $409,212; Townhouses or other attached units: $322,447; In 2-unit structures: $442,213; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $290,203; Mobile homes: $158,292

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,226.

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Ridgway races chart
  • White alone - 854 (92.4%)
  • Hispanic - 46 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.3%)

Races in Ridgway detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ridgway: 97.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.1%), Irish (20.8%), English (11.8%), French (5.8%), United States (5.4%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6988 feet

Land area: 2.00 square miles.

Population density: 465 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ridgway:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgway town:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 1.1%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

37 residents are foreign born (4.1% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This town:  4.1%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ridgway, Colorado as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ridgway to the number of sex offenders is 931 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,291 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,733 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (167.8 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (401.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Loghill Village, CO (1.9 miles ), Portland, CO (2.4 miles) , Ouray, CO (3.2 miles ), Colona, CO (3.5 miles) , Telluride, CO (3.9 miles ), Mountain Village, CO (4.0 miles ), Sawpit, CO (4.1 miles) , Ophir, CO (4.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $136,100
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.15 N, Longitude: 107.76 W

Area code: 970

Ridgway household income distribution Ridgway home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.26
Colorado average:

2.23

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.1%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +275 (+62.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (39%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Food processing workers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Ridgway-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 11.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2000 at 21:58:18, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from Ridgway center
On 11/7/2004 at 06:54:59, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 0.4 mi) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2002 at 22:17:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/3/1999 at 15:35:34, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from Ridgway center
On 9/19/2004 at 06:09:43, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ouray County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Ridgway, CO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgway:

  • Western State College of Colorado (about 53 miles; Gunnison, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 61 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Mesa State College (about 78 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 5,126)
  • San Juan College (about 99 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Adams State College (about 113 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 167 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 4,620)
  • Colorado Technical University Online (about 167 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 30,924)

Public high school in Ridgway:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ridgway:

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Library in Ridgway:

  • RIDGWAY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $422,319; Location: 300 CHARLES; 18,060 books; 868 audio materials; 1,466 video materials; 117 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ridgway: Ouray County Fairground (A), Ouray County Fairgrounds and Rodeo (B), Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce (C), Ridgway Rehabilitation Center (D), Ridgway Town Hall (E), Ridgway Volunteer Fire Department (F), Ridgway Community Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ridgway: Ridgway Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Ridgway: Ridgway Town Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: San Juan Hut Systems (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 102 Campbell Lane), Orvis Hot Springs Massage (Recreation Areas; 1585 County Road 3), Orvis Hot Spring (Recreation Areas; 1585 County Road 3), San Juan Balloon Adventure (323 North Amelia Street), Come & See Inc Travel Services (Tours & Charters; Po Box 321).

Hotels: Adobe Inn (251 Liddell Drive), Chipeta Sun Lodge & Spa (304 South Lena Street).

 
Ouray County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 17.7. This is significantly better than average.
City:

17.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 4.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.12
U.S.:

11.24

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ridgway and their reported violations in the past:

ELK MEADOWS ESTATES (Population served: 175, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-2003. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2003), St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-27-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2003. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2003), St Boil Water Order (MAY-19-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2003)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2003. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2003), St Boil Water Order (APR-09-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2003), St Boil Water Order (APR-09-2003)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2002), St Boil Water Order (MAY-03-2002)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2002), St Boil Water Order (MAR-15-2002)
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - Between DEC-2001 and DEC-2004. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-12-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-12-2003), St Boil Water Order (MAR-12-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 regular monitoring violations
DALLAS MEADOWS COMMUNITY ASSOC (Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 12 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ridgway that have no violations reported:

  • DALLAS CREEK WC (Population served: 650, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.4%
(1.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.4%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ridgway, CO

Ridgway compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Ridgway (2011 data):

  • The Citizens State Bank of Ouray: Ridgway Branch at State Highway 62, branch established on 1980/02/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $86.3 mil, Deposits: $75.5 mil, headquarters in Ouray, CO, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Harry A. Lowe Agency, Inc., The
  • Alpine Bank: Ridgway Branch at 119 Liddell Drive, branch established on 1997/09/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,256.5 mil, Deposits: $1,918.7 mil, headquarters in Glenwood Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Alpine Banks Of Colorado

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ridgway travel time to work - commute


Ridgway mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ridgway town (based on Ouray County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.61%
Here34.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents37.5%27.6%14.4%9.0%11.5%
Congregations12.5%12.5%12.5%12.5%50.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Ouray County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Ouray County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Ouray County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

43.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ouray County:

17.3%
Colorado:

18.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$10,578$42,3120$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,332$49,32812$1,590
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$420
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,835$39,3400$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,766$45,1920$0
Sewerage 1$4,455$53,4600$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,434$41,2080$0
Water Supply 1$3,954$47,4480$0
Totals for Government 13$48,354$44,63414$2,010


12.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($78,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.60%
Colorado average:

10.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montrose County, CO  1.10% ($40,938 average AGI)
from San Miguel County, CO  0.75% ($34,636)
from Mesa County, CO  0.68% ($73,600)


11.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.08%
Colorado average:

10.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montrose County, CO  2.58% ($59,595 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgway:

  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAVP (1450 AM; 1 kW; COLONA, CO; Owner: WS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgway:

  • KKXK (94.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KOTO (91.7 FM; TELLURIDE, CO; Owner: SAN MIGUEL EDUCATIONAL FUND, INC.)
  • KWGL (105.7 FM; OURAY, CO; Owner: WS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KPRH (88.3 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • KBNG (103.7 FM; RIDGWAY, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KVMT (89.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • KRYD (104.9 FM; NORWOOD, CO; Owner: ROCKY III INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • K232DA (94.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K237CR (95.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KIQX (101.3 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTINGS, LLC)
  • KUTE (90.1 FM; IGNACIO, CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • KRSJ (100.5 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K210BA (89.9 FM; PURGATORY, ETC., CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • K205BA (88.9 FM; RIDGWAY, ETC., CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K257AS (99.3 FM; RIDGWAY, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K233AH (94.5 FM; OURAY, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ridgway:

  • K03AY (Channel 3; RIDGWAY, ETC., CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K64BL (Channel 64; RIDGWAY, ETC., CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K13RH (Channel 13; RIDGWAY, CO; Owner: COUNTY OF OURAY)

Ridgway fatal accident list:

May 17, 1996 06:40 PM, 62, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 15, 1992 12:00 PM, 550, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $877,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 486
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 12,879

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ridgway)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Ridgway State Park Swim Beach (Lat: 38.221667 Lon: -107.734778), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNRE387
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.370 MHz, 151.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2004, Expiration Date: 01/22/2015
    Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 East 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7764, Email:
  • Ridgway State Park Swim Beach (Lat: 38.221667 Lon: -107.734778), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNRD675
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.905 MHz, 155.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2004, Expiration Date: 01/17/2015
    Registrant: State Of Colroado, 601 East 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7982, Email:
  • Ridgway State Park Swim Beach (Lat: 38.221667 Lon: -107.734778), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNRK530
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/03/2004, Expiration Date: 02/26/2015
    Registrant: State Of Colroado, 601 East 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7764, Email:
  • Lat: 38.155556 Lon: -107.758111, Call Sign: WPWH889
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.512 MHz, 466.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2002, Expiration Date: 11/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Certifier: John A Gurule
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514
  • HORSEFLY FIRE, Lat: 38.150139 Lon: -107.758889, Call Sign: WQAE796
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.785 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/18/2004, Expiration Date: 05/18/2014, Certifier: Mark D Young
    Registrant: Communications Coordinator, Montrose, CO 81402, Phone: (970) 249-5339, Fax: (970) 249-7933, Email:
  • Town Hall, 201 North Railroad (Lat: 38.150139 Lon: -107.758889), Call Sign: WQAG703
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.655 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/27/2004, Expiration Date: 05/27/2014, Certifier: Mark D Young
    Registrant: Communications Coordinator, Montrose, CO 81402, Phone: (970) 249-5339, Fax: (970) 249-7933, Email:
  • Lat: 38.153222 Lon: -107.764778, Call Sign: WQLU343
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/2010, Expiration Date: 04/27/2020, Certifier: Cheryl Gamez
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • LOG HILL, 2.9 Miles W Of (Lat: 38.183528 Lon: -107.795750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 28.3 m, Call Sign: WQEP227, Licensee ID: L00001440
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2006, Expiration Date: 03/15/2016, Certifier: Mike Borrego
    Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 E. 18th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7764, Email:
  • RIDGWAY, Lat: 38.159306 Lon: -107.750000, Call Sign: WQER834
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2006, Expiration Date: 03/30/2016, Certifier: Pam Kraft
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Ridgway, 487 Tower Rd, Ridgway Co (Lat: 38.181917 Lon: -107.776778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.5 m, Overall height: 17.2 m, Call Sign: WQIH434
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 02/12/2018, Certifier: Ryan Levine
    Registrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-3003, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:
  • RIDGWAY, Clinton St (Lat: 38.152222 Lon: -107.756722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15.8 m, Overall height: 17.4 m, Call Sign: WCT975
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.80 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 6093.50 MHz, 10995.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W. Mineral Ave., Rm. Nd-E02.34, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8714, Fax: (303) 707-9624, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ridgway)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ridgway)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Ridgway


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ridgway, CO

Businesses in Ridgway, CO

  • FedEx: 1
  • True Value: 1
  • UPS: 2


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  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Registered nurses"
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  • #34 (81432) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2004 (pop 1,000+)"
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  • Thomas L. Bakos (4)
  • Randal B. Fischer (2)
  • Cindy Richardson Saunders (1)
  • John Paul Guilinger (1)
  • Andrew Edmund Kerley (1)
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  • Larry V. Streepy, Jr. (1)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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